Bay City, Michigan 48706
Front Page Photo of the Day Log-IN About us
www.mybaycity.com October 22, 2017
(Prior Story)   Arts/Theater ArTicle 11038   (Next Story)

MOVIE REVIEW: "Same Kind of Different As Me"

October 22, 2017       Leave a Comment
By: Kathy Rupert-Mathews

Printer Friendly Story View


We saw the movie "Same Kind of Different As Me". What a movie! No special effects just special acting. The story is spellbinding. It's a true story written by one of the main characters. It is also quite the tear-jerker so bring tissues.

You are first introduced to Ron Hall, the author played by Greg Kinnear. He is reminiscing and takes you back 2 years. You meet his wife Debby, played by Renee Zellweger. They are wealthy. He is forced by a friend to tell Debby about an affair he is having. She takes it much more graciously than I would have. As penance she has him work with her at a homeless shelter she has been working at for a long time. He argues and says "Let me write out a check, you can fill in the amount!" She refuses and quietly yet firmly insists on him putting in the time and physically working with the people. He begins by dealing with a violent man who goes by Suicide but whose real name is Denver, played marvelously by Djimon Hounsou.

The entire movie is run by the acting and the story. Michael Carney is the director and writer. This is his first major film. If the beauty of this movie is any indication, there will be much more. Stick around through the credits for photos of the actual people involved.

So go. Have fun. Eat popcorn.



Printer Friendly Story View
Prior Article

October 23, 2017
by: Jesse Pero
Warmbier Farms is BACC 'Hot Spot' for October 23, 2017
Next Article

October 22, 2017
by: Dave Rogers
POISON ON TWO FRONTS: The Klan Goes After the Chief
Agree? or Disagree?


Kathy Rupert-Mathews

Retired Teacher & Movie Fanatic

More from Kathy Rupert-Mathews

Send This Story to a Friend!       Letter to the editor       Link to this Story
Printer-Friendly Story View


--- Advertisments ---
     


0200 Nd: 11-20-2017 d 4 cpr 0





SPONSORED LINKS

LOCAL LINKS
(Ads not affiliated with Google)




Ads By MyBayCity.com
Historical Press - By Dave Rogers
Purchase Your Copy Today!
http://www.amazon.com/D.Laurence-Rogers/e/B001KCA8ZY/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_pop_1

Ads By MyBayCity.com
Habitat For Humanity ReStore
SHOP. DONATE. VOLUNTEER.
http://www.habitatbaycounty.org/restore.html

Ads By MyBayCity.com
McLaren Bay Region
Visit Us Online!
http://www.mclaren.org/bayregion.aspx





Designed at OJ Advertising, Inc. (V3) (v3) Software by Mid-Michigan Computer Consultants
Bay City, Michigan USA
All Photographs and Content Copyright © 1998 - 2017 by OJA/MMCC. They may be used by permission only.
P3V3-0200 (1) 0   ID:Default   UserID:Default   Type:reader   R:x   PubID:mbC   NewspaperID:noPaperID
  pid:1560   pd:11-18-2012   nd:2017-11-20   ax:2017-11-24   Site:5   ArticleID:11038   MaxA: 999999   MaxAA: 999999
CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)